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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Council Members Encouraged to Attend Governor’s Listening Sessions »
Governor Baker’s new Council to Address Aging in MA is holding a series of listening sessions to gather feedback from st...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Foundation to Offer Free Regional Inservice Trainings »
The Home Care Aide Foundation, the 501(c)(3) arm of the Council, recently received a grant from the Massachusetts Workf...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
HEART Training Partnership Celebrates Home Health Aide Graduates »
In early 2016, the Home Care Aide Foundation became a partner on a new  Health Education Research and Technology &nbs...
Monday, January 30, 2017
Council ED Quoted in New York Times Article on Refugees »
The Council is excited to report that Executive Director, Lisa Gurgone, is quoted in a New York Times article on the i...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Council Offers Testimony at Home Health Rate Hearing »
Last Friday, January 20 th , the Council provided both oral and written testimony at a hearing held by the Executive Offi...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Foundation Approved For $14,916 Award by PCORI »
The Home Care Aide Foundation , the training and research arm of the Council, has been approved for a $14,916 award by...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
New NOI System to Open - All Home Care Agencies Must Submit New NOI »
As previously reported by the Council, for several months the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) has been working wi...
Thursday, June 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HEART Training Partnership Graduates First Home Health Aide Class »
    This past winter, the Home Care Aide Foundation became a partner on a new Health Education Research and T...
Friday, May 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LTSS Report Highlights Direct Care Workforce – Council Leadership Noted »
On May 10th, the Council participated in a forum on the Massachusetts Long-Term Services and Supports system hosted by the...
Thursday, March 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Featured in Article on Supporting Home Care Income Eligibility »
  On Tuesday, March 29 th  Council Executive Director, Lisa Gurgone, provided comments to a reporter from t...
Monday, January 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Partner on New HEART Consortium Grant »
The Council is thrilled to be partnering with the Health Education Action Research and Technology (HEART) Consortium. The...
Monday, January 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Awarded Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grant to Study Workforce »
This past December 2015, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced investments of more than $1.5 million to move commun...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SHCA Pilot Highlighted In Academic Journal »
On May 12th, a paper submitted by Council Assistant Director Hayley Gleason and Evaluation Consultant Caitlin Coyle wa...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Leadership Noted in "The Atlantic" Magazine »
The May 2015 edition of The Atlantic included an article entitled, “ Who Will Care for America's Seniors? ”.  Thi...
Friday, June 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Participants in Allied Health Advisory Committee »
This week, Council Executive Director Lisa Gurgone and Assistant Director Hayley Gleason participated in the first mee...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council to Offer Free Regional Meetings for Members »
In response to feedback from our member survey distributed this fall, the Council is excited to announce that we will host...
Monday, March 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Team to Present at American Society on Aging Conference in Chicago »
On March 25th, Council Executive Director Lisa Gurgone and Assistant Director Hayley Gleason , along with our Eval...
Monday, February 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gleason Guest on “Middlesex Update” with District Attorney Marian Ryan »
On January 21st, Council Assistant Director Hayley Gleason participated as a guest speaker on " Middlesex Update ," a ca...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Featured in WBJ Cover Story on Home Care Workers »
Last week’s edition of the Worcester Business Journal featured a cover story entitled, “Does Home Care Pay Enough?”...
Thursday, January 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Shares Thoughts on “Navigating World of Home Health Care” for Caregiving MetroWest Website »
The Council to report that a blog crafted by our Executive Director, Lisa Gurgone, is now featured at the “Caregiving Chro...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council to Begin Offering Home Care Aide Training »
The Council is Now Offering Home Care Aide Training to our Agency Members   We will develop a...
Monday, December 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Awarded Grant to Develop Mental Health SHCA Curriculum »
The Council is thrilled to announce that our organization was recently awarded a two-year Implementation grant of approxim...
Thursday, October 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mental Health SHCA Study Report Released »
In February, 2014, the Council was awarded a planning grant through the Health Care Workforce Transformation Fund. The pur...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council to Hold Mental Health Focus Groups »
The Council was recently awarded a grant through the Health Care Workforce Transformation Fund to revamp our Mental Health...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Presents New Private Pay Manual Training to Sold-Out Crowd! »
Last Thursday, May 8th, the Council held our first regional training to review the material included in our new manual: “...
Monday, April 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
OpEd on Pay Equity and Home Care Aides »
The Council is pleased to announce that the following OpEd penned collaboratively by Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville...
Thursday, February 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Seeks Training Instructors »
COUNCIL SEEKS TRAINING INSTRUCTORS The Council is looking for Training Instructors to work in partnership wi...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders (H.O.M.E.) »
Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders (H.O.M.E.)   Are you serving clients who may be at risk of losing...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Gleason Named Council Assistant Director »
The Council is pleased to appoint Hayley Gleason as our new Assistant Director.  We also congratulate Hayley on being...